https://i0.wp.com/genderpolicyreport.umn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/separations.jpg?fit=1024%2C683&ssl=1 683 1024 Debra Fitzpatrick http://genderpolicyreport.umn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/gendereport.png Debra Fitzpatrick2019-04-10 02:26:272019-04-10 15:54:33Nielsen’s departure won’t heal the traumas of child separations
On Sunday April 7, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned. Nielsen oversaw the implementation of controversial U.S. child separation policies at the U.S.-Mexican border. She stepped down when the Trump Administration asked her to violate a court order against the practice to resume such family separations. Nielsen’s departure will not deter the Trump Administration, nor can it heal the traumas accrued from years of forced family separation policies and politics.